Category Archives: Love Stories

Jenn & Ryan {ENGAGED}

Her close friend Theresa lived across the street from his mom Linda. She’s met Linda several times, and both thought very highly of the other. “I should set you up on a blind date with my son Ryan” she said one night. After some negative experiences with blind dates, she kindly declined the opportunity to be set up with her son. After a on gain – off again battle with breast cancer, Linda passed in 2006. So when Theresa introduced Jenn to “Linda’s son Ryan” while he was home from Decatur IL, he had Jenn’s full attention. She’d always wondered about what she had passed up on, and now upon finally meeting him – she knew she’d passed up something special.

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Brooke & Craig {engaged}

He was hired by her dad to build a shed at their farm. Brooke’s family were switching over their milking system and she got stuck milking cows late at night after all the workers were gone for the day. But she noticed Craig kept sticking around and he offered to lend a hand and milk cows with her. He’d been asking her dad if he could take her out on a date, and he kept explaining she had some other boy she was seeing. Bound and determined to get that date after all, Craig continued to flirt with her while he was working at the farm. He wrote messages to her on a dry erase board and she’d coyly message back. As people started to notice their flirting she exclaimed there was no way she would be dating a guy with tattoos and that chewed tobacco. How could she of known she’d not only date him – but that he’d some day be her husband…

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Lauren & Tyler {engaged}

It’s been so long since their first date they can’t even remember what they did. It was probably spent at the movies or holding hands at the mall, and it was definitely chauffeured by one of their moms. I mean, when you are in the 8th grade – what other options are there? From 8th grade and throughout their teenage years they were boyfriend and girlfriend and there isn’t a memory of high school that doesn’t have the other in it. When it came time for college at the end of the summer, Lauren figured it was time to spread her wings and see what else was out there. Nobody finds their soul mate at 13, right? …

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Melissa & Pat {engaged}

She couldn’t have known she’d meet the boy she would marry one day when she embarked on the bus her freshman year of high school. He’ll say he felt something immediately when seeing her for the first time. She’ll say she was clueless. He’ll explain how he pursued her throughout the rest of his high school days – asking her to homecomings, dates, and proms. She’ll say she wanted to remain friends and turned him down every single time. But after several years passed and she was having a hard time while in college, he was the first person she wanted to call.

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Megan & Brandon {Engaged}

She’d recently gotten out of a relationship, and one day while on Facebook came across his profile and went ahead and peeked around at his pictures. “He’s cute!” she thought. They’d never even crossed paths that they knew of, but she decided to change that one day when Brandon wrote a status about having a bad day. “Well, at least the sun is out and it’s nice outside… hope your day gets better” she posted.

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